haplomitosis

noun
hap·​lo·​mitosis | \ ˌha(ˌ)plō+ \

Definition of haplomitosis

: a primitive mitosis occurring in certain flagellates in which chromosomes are imperfectly differentiated and the endosome functions as a division center — compare mesomitosis, promitosis

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History and Etymology for haplomitosis

New Latin, from hapl- + mitosis

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“Haplomitosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/haplomitosis. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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